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Mike Young Announces Appearance in the Netflix is a Joke Fest.

Comedian, writer, and director Mike Young brings his unique stand-up style to the Netflix Is A Joke Festival on May 11, at The Kookaburra Lounge in Los Angeles. After touring with the late great Bob Saget, Young has recently opened for Sebastian Maniscalco during his North American arena tour, showcasing his dynamic humor and quick wit to a broad audience. The Netflix is A Joke Festival The Netflix Is a Joke Fest, North America's largest comedy festival, is making a grand return, bigger and better than before! Organized by Netflix

EarthID Sets New Standard in Decentralized Identity Management

[London, Feb 13, 2024] — EarthID has been assessed by the Government Blockchain Association’s (GBA) Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM), earning a Maturity Level One rating. ‘’We are thrilled to have earned GBA's BMM rating. This achievement is more than a milestone; it's a reflection of our unwavering commitment to providing secure, user-centric identity solutions whilst meeting the demanding requirements of enterprise clients.’’ stated Priya Guliani, EarthID’s CEO. EarthID is a decentralized identity platform, enabling organizations to safeguard and minimize personally identifiable customer data, prevent identity fraud, while empowering users with

PairedWorld Foundation Unveils Innovative Solution to Digital Addiction and Loneliness during World Economic Forum and Announces Key Additions to Its Board and Strategic Partnerships

Davos, Switzerland – As the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024 has come to an end, a critical theme has resonated throughout the discussions: the deep and complex relationship between technology and modern society. Key topics, such as the escalating issues of digital addiction, loneliness, and isolation, sparked intense debates. Initiatives like Human Change, along with dialogues among the world's tech leaders about technology's potential to enhance humanity, have set the stage. Leading this charge, the PairedWorld Foundation unveiled its innovative approach, marking a significant milestone in harnessing emerging technology

United Nations IGF Dynamic Coalition Pilots a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO)

New York, NY – December 20, 2023 — The United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Dynamic Coalition on Blockchain Assurance & Standardization announces the initiation of a groundbreaking project aimed at establishing a Distributed Autonomous Organization (DAO). The pilot project is a collaborative effort showcasing how public sector organizations can leverage blockchain technology and DAO principles to foster transparent, rules-based, and high-integrity governance structures. UN - IGF Dynamic Coalitions are multistakeholder groups operating within the framework of the UN Internet Governance Forum, addressing specific issues related to internet governance. These

Utah County Leads the First Government Adoption of the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM)

Utah County is the first government entity in the world to adopt the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) to assess their blockchain-based solution and use it to continually improve the reliability and trustworthiness of their blockchain-based government services. From the mid 1800’s Utah County has drawn pioneers to its territory. That indominable spirit of overcoming challenges and finding new paths forward has not waned. When Covid shut down government offices, Utah County had already begun the transition to online platforms. Clerk/Auditor Amelia Gardner, had led the charge into that territory in

Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Releases Voting Solution Assessment Model

  Washington, DC, September 19 — The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) announces the release of the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) Voting Supplement. "The Voting Supplement is a critical resource for governments, organizations, and developers worldwide, providing a comprehensive framework to ensure the privacy, security, and integrity of voting systems," said Susan Eustis, Chair of the GBA Voting Working Group. "Its scope extends beyond government elections, making it applicable businesses, associations and other forms of governance, enhancing trust in democratic outcomes." The supplement is a roadmap for developers and administrators seeking

Zumo first to launch platform built to meet the tech requirements of the FCA’s new Financial Promotions Regime for Crypto Assets

The award-winning platform has set a new benchmark in consumer protection and regulatory alignment With some UK operators having to pause activity, Zumo’s financial promotions technical flow is now also available through its B2B API to support unregistered firms with remaining compliant after the 8 October deadline [London/Edinburgh - Friday 29 September 2023] Zumo, the UK-based digital-asset-as-a-service platform, has announced a significant industry milestone as it becomes the first digital asset platform to have integrated tech based requirements of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) new financial promotions regime for cryptoasset

United Nations Group Seeks Comments on Blockchain Voting Standards

Hosted by the New York - The United Nations (UN) Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Blockchain Assurance & Standardization Dynamic Coalition has distributed a suite of blockchain standards authored by the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) including standards for the use of blockchain technology in elections. The GBA Voting Working Group that developed the election standard is comprised of election officials, election systems vendors, and blockchain experts from around the world. They are driven by a desire to make elections trustworthy and accessible to all voters. According to Utah County Commissioner, Amelia

Ex-Singapore Parliamentarian’s Swiss Company Launches Swiss Franc and Euro Stablecoins

Singapore investor and former parliamentarian Calvin Cheng's newly rebranded Swiss company, Anchored Coins, was granted membership in the Swiss VQF in early 2023. VQF is the largest and oldest cross-industry self-regulatory organisation in Switzerland and is officially recognised by FINMA, the country's financial services watchdog. Anchored Coins is launching a Swiss Franc-backed stablecoin (ACHF) and a Euro-backed stablecoin (AEUR), and will be issued on the Ethereum and BNB Chain blockchains. DCS Card Centre in Singapore is planning to issue credit cards collateralised by AEUR and ACHF. ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Aug 16,

Renowned Physician-Pharmacist Dr. Anita Gupta joins Erez Capital, Bringing Healthcare Innovation Expertise on Board.

Boston, MA, July 26th, 2023-- Erez Capital is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Anita Gupta to its esteemed team of Venture Partners. Dr. Gupta, a global leader in healthcare innovation, is renowned for her ground-breaking contributions to the medical field and her exceptional expertise in anesthesiology and pain management. With an illustrious career and a portfolio of remarkable accomplishments, Dr. Anita Gupta has made a significant impact on healthcare innovation and patient advocacy. As a World Economic Forum Member Expert, she has been recognized as one of the